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Breaking Bad

Season 1 2008

  • 2008-01-21T02:00:00+00:00 on AMC
  • 45 mins
  • 5 hours, 44 mins
  • United States
  • English
  • Drama

High school chemistry teacher Walter White's life is suddenly transformed by a dire medical diagnosis. Street-savvy former student Jesse Pinkman "teaches" Walter a new trade.

7 episodes

1x01 Pilot

  • Series Premiere

    2008-01-21T02:00:00+00:00 — 58 mins

When an unassuming high school chemistry teacher discovers he has a rare form of lung cancer, he decides to team up with a former student and create a top of the line crystal meth in a used RV, to provide for his family once he is gone.

1x02 Cat's in the Bag...

  • 2008-01-28T02:00:00+00:00 — 48 mins

Walt and Jesse attempt to tie up loose ends. The desperate situation gets more complicated with the flip of a coin. Walt's wife, Skyler, becomes suspicious of Walt's strange behavior.

1x03 ...And the Bag's in the River

  • 2008-02-11T02:00:00+00:00 — 48 mins

Walter fights with Jesse over his drug use, causing him to leave Walter alone with their captive, Krazy-8. Meanwhile, Hank has a scared straight moment with Walter Jr. after his aunt discovers he has been smoking pot. Also, Skylar is upset when Walter stays away from home.

1x04 Cancer Man

  • 2008-02-18T02:00:00+00:00 — 48 mins

Walter finally tells his family that he has been stricken with cancer. Meanwhile, the DEA believes Albuquerque has a new, big time player to worry about. Meanwhile, a worthy recipient is the target of a depressed Walter's anger, and Jesse makes a surprise visit to his parents home.

1x05 Gray Matter

  • 2008-02-25T02:00:00+00:00 — 48 mins

Walter and Skyler attend a former colleague's party. Jesse tries to free himself from the drugs, while Skyler organizes an intervention.

1x06 Crazy Handful of Nothin'

  • 2008-03-03T02:00:00+00:00 — 47 mins

The side effects of chemo begin to plague Walt. Meanwhile, the DEA rounds up suspected dealers.

1x07 A No-Rough-Stuff-Type Deal

  • 2008-03-10T01:00:00+00:00 — 47 mins

Walter accepts his new identity as a drug dealer after a PTA meeting. Elsewhere, Jesse decides to put his aunt's house on the market and Skyler is the recipient of a baby shower.